To celebrate the 20th Cybersecurity Awareness Month, CISA has launched a new program, meant to promote four critical actions that businesses and individuals can take to improve cybersecurity. Since 2004, October has been dedicated to raising awareness on the importance of cybersecurity for both private and public sectors, as part of a collaborative effort between government and industry. This year, CISA is introducing Secure Our World, an initiative to deliver an “enduring message” to be integ
Are large organizations better when it comes to cyber security? There are areas in which small and midsize businesses achieve stronger outcomes. Cisco recently released the 2021 Security Outcomes Study - Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Edition, which revealed a number of somewhat surprising findings about SMBs and how they compare to their larger counterparts.
The entire report can be viewed at: 2021 Security Outcomes Study for Small to Midsize Businesses (SMBs) (cisco.com)
The report found t
The Dark Web is a place in cyberspace where criminals and other bad actors share stolen credentials and discuss successful attacks. Fake COVID-19 cures, counterfeit travel documents, and scam call services are amongst the services being traded on the Dark Web. Cybercriminals continually search for new ways of exploiting the 2020 health crisis. Sensitive information often ends up for sale on the black market on the Dark Web, compromising the security of businesses and their employees.
Small and Medium (SMB) sized businesses are facing a growing number of ransomware threats as the programs needed to launch such attacks become more widespread and easier to use. Also known as the “fast food franchise of cybercrime,” Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) enables even low-level and inexperienced hackers to purchase a ready-made solution for attacking small and medium-sized businesses.
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